Curious about commedia dell’arte‘s reach in modern culture? We’ve found some familiar and current examples of the masks Goldoni uses in The Servant of Two Masters.
Some modern examples of commedia-influenced characters include:
Excerpted from STC Education’s First Folio: Teacher and Student Resource Guide. First Folio provides information and activities to help students form a personal connection to the play before attending the production. First Folio contains material about the playwrights, their world and their works. Also included are approaches to explore the plays and productions in the classroom before and after the performance.
The First Folio can be found as a PDF here.